jpg MUCH is known about the origins of gospel music in America.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Gospel Music
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Enhanced with the inclusion of more than one hundred vintage photographs, "The Bluegrass Gospel Songbook" presents information on the roots of gospel music, a 'painless' gospel music theory, instructions on choosing the right key, and how to operate a Capo.
A New History of Black Gospel Music by Robert Darden Continuum International Publishing Group October 2004, $24.
The entertainment value of Gospel music is at once its strength and a potential weakness, especially when Gospel music is exploited for commercial gain today.
Author James Goff's Close Harmony: A History of Southern Gospel is an important contribution to the scant scholarly literature on the subject of gospel music and is one of two fine books published on the subject in 2002.
This was certainly true for Forrest, who not only used music as theme and metaphor throughout his fiction but whose development as a writer was admittedly influenced by black music in general, and Mahalia Jackson's gospel music in particular.
George Nierenberg's thoroughly entertaining documentary of two of the living legends of black gospel music focuses on "Mother" Willie Mae Ford Smith (1904-1994), one of the first gospel soloists, and "Professor" Thomas Dorsey (1899-1993), the first successful publisher of black gospel music.